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Actalent Construction Manager in Seattle, Washington


The North American Construction team is looking for an experienced Construction Manager who will be a key part of the Operations Team and will be responsible for project managing new building planning, design and construction. This will include the extension of existing facilities and any new sites. The Construction Manager will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the North American facility network infrastructure. This position will analyze and evaluate different facility scenarios and build-out designs. In addition, the Construction Manager will support the standardization of the technical and facility related processes and systems.

This opportunity combines construction engineering, planning, project management, facilities management, and contract management.


• Overseeing construction engineering, planning, and design for the North American facility network infrastructure and other new or expansion projects

• Responsible for project support on new fulfillment network buildings and additional capacity requirements within existing North America Fulfillment Centers, Deliver Stations, or Sort Centers

• Lead construction scope review and development with internal operational customers, and facilitate engineering and design efforts on new and remodel projects

• Responsible for managing multiple large-sized ($100M+) projects simultaneously

• Work independently in the assigned regional area with minimal direction from leadership

• Prepare reports, specifications, technical analysis to fully define the design requirements, equipment and services required on capacity expansion and remodel projects

• Oversee and facilitate execution of ground up shell, tenant improvement (TI), and engineering deployment for new facilities within the network

• Provide technical direction concerning engineering design / AutoCAD, building design, layouts, build details, schedules and materials in accordance to North American Customer Fulfillment (NACF) design parameters

• Survey facilities, develop and document procedures to audit the facility, provide evaluations and analysis, and recommend solutions to facility infrastructure, safety and security problems involving facilities and people

• Negotiate contracts with General Contractors and trade contractors and present formal documentation for approval when required

• Ensure that contracts are fit for purpose, cost effective and incorporate appropriate Service Level Agreements

• Provide overall site management, coordination, planning, specification of business proposals and coordination of subcontractors

• Facilitate and team with others on due diligence evaluation of new opportunities

• Facilitate and team with internal stakeholders regarding engineering buildouts, IT readiness, and turnover to operational groups

• Partner with teams tasked with transition of base building management and oversight of all turnover documentation

• Coach and guide all project teams (developers, design engineers, general contractors, sub-contractors, internal stakeholders) throughout the full project lifecycle

• Ensure that contracted resources deliver work to meet duration and quality targets, addressing and ensuring the correction of under-performance issues

• Audit contractors to check that the skills and competences of contract labor are appropriate to need and they are fit to undertake the work on which they will be deployed

• Inform contractors of projected changes in resource or work demand so that they can take appropriate action

• Establish and operate the information systems necessary for effective scheduling and recording of contract work

• Support contractors’ work and help them to achieve higher performance level

• Oversee multiple projects in various locations simultaneously

• Review of designs for conformance to current building specifications

• Provide critical review of current design standards to identify value engineering and design enhancement opportunities to be considered by internal engineering and schematic design partners

• Comprehensive budget tracking, forecasting, and management of assigned expansion, remodel, and new build projects

• Receipt, review, and analysis of all proposed cost and time change requests as presented by external project teams

• Review and guide internally requested changes for validity, impact, and ensure timely and cost sensitive incorporation once approved

• Lead and/or assist in negotiations with appropriate authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) entities as required

• Positive, clear, concise, and transparent cross team communication for all aspects of project delivery

• The role will include upwards of 60% travel regionally, with the potential of traveling to all North America locations based on the business needs


Construction management, Project management, Construction, owner's rep, industrial, contract negotiation

Top Skills Details:

Construction management,Project management,Construction,owner's rep,industrial

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

completed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or comparable field

· 10+ years of experience as an Engineer, Experienced Construction Manager, and other Construction related disciplines

· 10+ years of experience operating within at least two disciplines within the construction industry, which could consist of General Contracting, Owner’s Representation, Commercial Development, or Engineering & Design, or similar

· 10+ years Project Management or Project Superintendent experience

· 10+ years of experience negotiating construction, procurement and labor contracts

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.